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Brachylophosaurus

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This dinosaur had a very large skull, almost 3m long.

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Pronounced
brak-i-lof-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
short-crested lizard
Length
  7m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(89 - 88 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Brachylophosaurus
Named by
C. M. Sternberg (1953)
Type species
canadensis